Entry #4181: Same-sex marriage in Western Australia

Current Version

RegionWestern Australia
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusLegal
Start DateDec 9, 2017
End Datenow
DescriptionSame-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since 9 December 2017. The legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day.
Sourceshttps://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/gay-marriage/what-do-the-samesex-marriage-laws-actually-say/news-story/3c7e8c418fb6c2b15d39b36c948aa76c https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/dec/07/marriage-equality-law-passes-australias-parliament-in-landslide-vote https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/world/australia/gay-marriage-same-sex.html


Revision History (3)

Revision by FCBSIX

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueOther type of partnershipLegal
Start Date0000-01-012017-12-09
NoteUnregistered unions.Same-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since 9 December 2017. The legislation to allow same-sex marriage, the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017, passed the Australian Parliament on 7 December 2017 and received royal assent from the Governor-General the following day.
SourcesNohttps://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/gay-marriage/what-do-the-samesex-marriage-laws-actually-say/news-story/3c7e8c418fb6c2b15d39b36c948aa76c https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/dec/07/marriage-equality-law-passes-australias-parliament-in-landslide-vote https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/world/australia/gay-marriage-same-sex.html

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueUnrecognizedOther type of partnership
Notenot legal federally but in this area unrecognized.Unregistered unions.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Same-sex Marriage Act 2017"

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNot legalUnrecognized
Noteas well it is banned federally.not legal federally but in this area unrecognized.

Ausyk created this entry.